10:30 am Update: According to Sargent Gall the suspect was approximately 5’8″ to 6’0 tall and was wearing a ski mask. The robber was if slender build and believed to be Caucasian male. No money was taken from J&J Corner Store.
An armed robber pulled off a daring rush hour robbery at JJ Corner store on Monday afternoon. The crime may be related to another robbery that occurred less than an hour later north of the scene.
Clarke County Sheriff’s Department Sargent Kenny Gall said that on November 7 around 18:14 deputies responded to J&J corner Store located at the intersection of Shepherds Mill Rd and Rt. 7 for a report of armed robbery.
Gall said that an unknown male reportedly entered the store and displayed a handgun and ordered the cashier to open the registers and give him the money.
The suspect then fled on foot north on Shepherds Road. Gall did not disclose the amount of money that was stolen.
The robber was last seen wearing a dark colored zip up jacket, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.
Gall said that a Jefferson County robbery that occurred later that evening around 7:00pm may be related to the Clarke County crime.
Gall said that the incident is under investigation by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office and requests that anyone with any information related to the robbery call 540-955-1234.